Brad Richards Retires After 15 NHL Seasons

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Brad Richards, who spent last season with the Detroit Red Wings, is calling it a career. The 36-year-old is ready to hang up his skates after 15 seasons in the NHL, including two Stanley Cup Championships. He made the announcement today, via the NHLPA’s official website. Brad Richards Retires The Tampa Bay Lightning drafted Richards in the […] READ MORE


Red Wings Sign Riley Sheahan to 2-Year Deal

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The Red Wings and General Manager Ken Holland came to terms with the first of their five restricted free agents Wednesday. The Wings re-sigh Riley Sheahan to a two-year deal at a cap hit of $2.075 million per season. — Chuck Pleiness (@wingsfrontman) June 15, 2016 Red Wings Sign Riley Sheahan to 2-Year Deal Riley […] READ MORE


Opportunity Calls for Tomas Jurco

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“I could keep plugging him in every other game or every third game but I think ultimately if we just take a little time away to get Jurco’s game back to where I think it’s going to be, he could become a real effective player for us.” -Jeff Blashill At one point in time, Tomas […] READ MORE


Call to the Hall: Tampa Bay Lightning

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series, Call to the Hall, where we take a look at the next great player from each NHL franchise to get called to the Hockey Hall of Fame. There are a few caveats, the player must be active, and must have played 300 games (or 150 for goaltenders) with the […] READ MORE


Tomas Jurco Re-Signs, Could Be Rejuvenated

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22-year old Tomas Jurco, previously reported to be close to a two-year deal, has signed that very contract today. UPDATE: The #RedWings have agreed to terms with F Tomas Jurco on a two-year deal. pic.twitter.com/l5knVQHf41 — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 24, 2015 The former St. John’s Seadog has played in 99 career NHL games […] READ MORE


NHL: Free Agency Winners and Losers From Day One

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When the free agent market opens up on July 1st, a handful of General Managers go crazy, throwing large sums of money at unrestricted free agents in hopes of improving their team for the following season, and beyond. Some players get more than their worth. Some astronomically more. July 1st, 2015 was not like that. […] READ MORE


Brad Richards Signs with the Detroit Red Wings

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Forward Brad Richards has decided where he’ll take his talents to the Detroit Red Wings. Current details have it a one year deal for $3M with a potential $1M bonus. Can confirm Brad Richards has officially signed with the Detroit Red Wings. Terms to follow. — Ken Campbell (@THNKenCampbell) July 1, 2015 1 yr for […] READ MORE


Top 10 NHL UFA Forwards 2015

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With the excitement of the NHL Draft fresh in many people’s minds, it’s time to turn the page and focus on July 1st, when a number of free agents will hit the open market. While the crop of players available may be thin in both top-end talent and depth, there are a number who could be […] READ MORE


Best Of The Rest: Tampa Bay Lightning – Brian Bradley

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Welcome to LWOS’ Summer Hockey Series, Best of the Rest.  Plenty of sites do a version of a 30 greats in 30 days series, but this year we are doing something a little bit different.  We want to look at the best player from each team who is not in the Hockey Hall Of Fame.  […] READ MORE


Panic Time? New York Rangers Off-Season Watch

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New York: bright lights, big city, the concrete jungle, a tough group of SOB’s through and through, unless you’re talking about their sports teams. The whole city is one giant panic button when it comes to sports and someone is always pushing the button. Seasons in New York are measured by championships, but according to most New […] READ MORE